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Regenerative Finance (ReFi)

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Our interest in web3 which started back in 2011 was also grounded in the idea that new forms of funding are necessary to finance innovation and creative work. And that is why Regenerative Finance (aka ReFI) is so interesting to me. That has led to all sorts of interesting projects which are too numerous to mention here.

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MYbank showcases digital solutions for SME financing at the Singapore Fintech Festival 2023


The showcased solutions included Tomtit for rural finance, Goose for supply chain finance, and Lark for automated credit line management. These solutions were specifically designed to assist SMEs in overcoming financing barriers and enhance the accessibility of financial services for MYbank’s 50 million SME clients.

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Financing Document Forms

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Many founders want to do SAFE note financings for their early rounds to save time and money. My response to that is “let’s do a priced round, we can use a standard financing form we both like, we won’t use a lawyer on our side, and we can close in a week.” Everything else is pretty standard anyway.

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Open Finance First, Open Data Second

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

We expect we will see continued innovation in the open finance (finance 2.0) We have already seen an explosion of assets issued on blockchains and a number of very large and profitable custody/brokerage/exchange businesses built. sector in the next few years while the open data (web 3.0) sector will take longer to develop.

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Statement of Cash Flows vs. Cash Flow Statement

Speaker: Wayne Spivak - President and Chief Financial Officer of SBA * Consulting LTD, Industry Writer, and Public Speaker

Join Wayne Spivak, experienced CFO and corporate finance expert, for an insightful discussion on managing cash flow and company profitability. Attendees will walk away with an in-depth understanding of the following: What is accounting?

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Nigerian embedded finance platform Anchor raises $2.4M to expand product offerings


Justin Kan’s Goat Capital led the financing round which also welcomed participation from FoundersX, Rebel Fund and some existing investors, including Y Combinator and Byld Ventures. Anchor, a Nigerian banking-as-a-service (BaaS) provider, has raised $2.4 million in seed investment.

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NJEDA Establishes Diversity Finance Advisory Board

American Entrepreneurship

September 21, 2023) – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) today announced the establishment of the Diversity Finance Advisory Board (DFAB) which will work to increase access to institutional capital for women- and minority-owned startups.